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Virtual Author Event: Jen Hewett, author of THIS LONG THREAD, in conversation w/ Mia Nakaji Monnier
November 14, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm$5
Weaving together interviews, first-person essays, and artist profiles, THIS LONG THREAD explores the work and contributions of people of color across the fiber arts and crafts community, representing a wide spectrum of race, age, region, cultural identity, education, and economic class. Be inspired by the work and stories of innovative artists and artisans, such as Cynthia Alberto, Windy Chien, Naiomi Glasses, Sonya Philip, Latifah Saafir, and Lisa Woolfolk, who are making exceptional contributions to the world of craft.
About Jen Hewett:
Jen Hewett is a printmaker, surface designer, and teacher based in New York’s Hudson Valley. In addition to designing and selling her own products, Jen designs fabric and home collections. Her clients include Ruby Star Society, World Market, and Anthropologie. She is also the author of PRINT, PATTERN, SEW.
About Mia Nakaji Monnier:
Mia Nakaji Monnier is a writer in Los Angeles, focusing on essays and journalism about art, crafts, and culture. In 2017, Mia co-founded The Blend, a vertical at HelloGiggles dedicated to mixed-race and multicultural identity. She also tests knitting patterns for designers and yarn companies and teaches classes at a local yarn shop. One of her essays appears in THIS LONG THREAD.